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MED Industry Bulletin 18-07

By | June 29th, 2018|MED, pesticides|

On June 29, 2018, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 18-07 in regards to mandatory pesticide testing for medical and retail marijuana flower. BULLETIN 18-07 Key Takeaways EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2018 REQUIRED PRODUCT CATEGORIES: Medical and Retail Marijuana Flower only. YOU CAN BEGIN PROCESS VALIDATION STARTING JULY [...]

Compliance Tip – R & D Testing

By | May 25th, 2018|MED|

The Marijuana Enforcement Division has posted a Compliance Tip on its website, providing guidance on testing for research purposes. You can locate this and other Compliance Tips at the following link: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/enforcement/compliance-tips READ MORE The Tips • Licensees must comply with mandatory testing pursuant to the M and R 1500 [...]

Concentrate Sample Size Updates

By | February 21st, 2018|MED, news|

On February 21, 2018, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) announced emergency rule updates to Sampling Procedures for Marijuana Concentrates listed in M 1504 and R 1504. The sampling guidelines are now: Production Batch Size Sampling Size Test Batch Size ≤ 1 pound 8 separate 0.25 gram Samples 2 grams 1.01 – 2 pounds 12 separate 0.25 gram Samples 3 [...]

Certified for Pesticide Testing

By | February 7th, 2018|news, pesticides|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more info, please contact: Mike Branvold, President Agricor Laboratories 720.460.3489 support@agricorlabs.com Denver, Colorado, February 7th, 2018 – Agricor Laboratories, the leading marijuana testing facility in Colorado is pleased to announce that they are the first Marijuana Testing Laboratory awarded Certification for Pesticide Analysis in the State of Colorado. "For the past year [...]

Microbial and Residual Solvent Testing Updates

By | February 1st, 2018|news|

On February 1st, 2018, the MED/CDPHE rolled out new requirements for Medical and Retail Contaminant Testing. We've summarized what has changed below. MEDICAL CONTAMINANT TESTING Mandatory Microbial Contaminant testing of Medical Marijuana, Medical Marijuana Concentrate (water-based, heat/pressure-based), and Medical Marijuana‐Infused Products applies to all Harvest and/or Production Batches created on or [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-09

By | December 18th, 2017|MED|

On December 18th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 17-09 in regards to new testing requirements that will go into effect January 1st, 2018. “...Medical and Retail Marijuana Rules effective January 1, 2018, reflect several changes to testing requirements in the Medical (M) and Retail (R) 700 and 1500 Series rules. This Industry‐wide Bulletin [...]

State Licensing Authority Adopts Permanent Rules

By | November 22nd, 2017|MED, potency|

On November 21st, the Marijuana Enforcement Division announced that Revised Medical Marijuana Rules, 1 CCR 212-1 and Revised Retail Marijuana Rules, 1 CCR 212-2 will go into effect on January 1, 2018. Below is the announcement from the MED. Dear Marijuana Enforcement Division Stakeholders: As part of the Marijuana Enforcement Division's 2017 [...]

Setting the Bar with GMP

By | October 15th, 2017|education|

The barriers to entry for a marijuana testing facility in Colorado are relatively low. As a result, this has led to a wide variance in test methodologies and the results laboratories report. This variance can be frustrating for marijuana businesses as they depend on accurate data for product formulation/dosing, maintaining/improving process controls for extraction, and truth [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-08

By | October 2nd, 2017|MED, potency|

On October 2nd, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 17-08 in regards to required medical marijuana concentrate and marijuana-infused product potency testing stating, “... the Marijuana Enforcement Division is implementing expanded mandatory Medical Marijuana potency testing beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  On this date, all Medical Marijuana Optional Premises Cultivations and Medical Marijuana‐Infused Products [...]